Sendmail/tcpdump Update for Mandrake
Posted on: 03/03/2003 10:57 PM
MandrakeSoft has released two new updates for Mandrake Linux:MDKSA-2003:028 : sendmail
A vulnerability was discovered in sendmail by Mark Dowd of ISS X-Force that involves mail header manipulation that can result in a remote user gaining root access to the system running the vulnerable sendmail.Read moreMDKSA-2003:027 : tcpdump
Patches supplied by the sendmail development team have been applied to correct this issue. MandrakeSoft encourages all users who have chosen to use sendmail (as opposed to the default MTA, postfix) to upgrade to this version of sendmail immediately.